38 U.S. Code § 7362 - Purpose of corporations

(a) A corporation established under this subchapter shall be established to provide a flexible funding mechanism for the conduct of approved research and education at one or more Department medical centers and to facilitate functions related to the conduct of research as described in section 7303 (a) of this title and education and training as described in sections 7302, 7471, 8154, and 1701 (6)(B)  [1] of this title in conjunction with the applicable Department medical center or centers.
(b) For purposes of this section, the term “education” includes education and training and means the following:
(1) In the case of employees of the Veterans Health Administration, such term means work-related instruction or other learning experiences to—
(A) improve performance of current duties;
(B) assist employees in maintaining or gaining specialized proficiencies; and
(C) expand understanding of advances and changes in patient care, technology, and health care administration.
(2) In the case of veterans under the care of the Veterans Health Administration, such term means instruction or other learning experiences related to improving and maintaining the health of veterans and includes education and training for patients and families and guardians of patients.


[1]  See References in Text note below.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 100–322, title II, § 204(a),May 20, 1988, 102 Stat. 510, § 4162; renumbered § 7362 and amended Pub. L. 102–40, title IV, §§ 401(a)(4)(B), 403(a)(1)–(3), May 7, 1991, 105 Stat. 221, 239; Pub. L. 106–117, title II, § 204(b),Nov. 30, 1999, 113 Stat. 1562; Pub. L. 111–163, title VIII, §§ 802, 804(b),May 5, 2010, 124 Stat. 1176, 1179.)
References in Text

Section 1701 (6)(B) of this title, referred to in subsec. (a), which related to inclusion of consultation, professional counseling, training, and mental health services in definition of “medical services”, was repealed and a new section 1701 (6)(B) relating to dental services and appliances was enacted, by Pub. L. 107–135, title II, § 208(a)(1)(A), (C),Jan. 23, 2002, 115 Stat. 2461.
Amendments

2010—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 111–163, § 804(b), struck out last sentence which read as follows: “Any funds received by the Secretary for the conduct of research or education at the medical center other than funds appropriated to the Department may be transferred to and administered by the corporation for these purposes.”
Pub. L. 111–163, § 802(a), in first sentence, substituted “A corporation established under this subchapter shall be established to provide a flexible funding mechanism for the conduct of approved research and education at one or more Department medical centers and to facilitate functions related to the conduct of” for “Any corporation established under this subchapter shall be established solely to facilitate” and inserted “or centers” before period at end.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 111–163, § 802(b), substituted “the term ‘education’ includes education and training and” for “the term ‘education and training’ ” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 111–163, § 802(c), struck out concluding provisions which read as follows: “Such term includes (in the case of such employees) education and training conducted as part of a residency or other program designed to prepare an individual for an occupation or profession.”
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 111–163, § 802(d), substituted “and includes education and training for patients and families” for “to patients and to the families”.
1999—Pub. L. 106–117designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), in first sentence, inserted “and education and training as described in sections 7302, 7471, 8154, and 1701 (6)(B) of this title” after “7303(a) of this title”, in second sentence, inserted “or education” after “research” and substituted “these purposes” for “that purpose”, and added subsec. (b).
1991—Pub. L. 102–40, § 401(a)(4)(B), renumbered section 4162 of this title as this section.
Pub. L. 102–40, § 403(a)(3), substituted “7303(a)” for “4101(c)(1)”.
Pub. L. 102–40, § 403(a)(2), substituted “Department” for “Veterans’ Administration” in two places.
Pub. L. 102–40, § 403(a)(1), substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator”.

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